Food allergens can be life threatening. If you have a food allergy, the only way you can manage it is to avoid the foods that make you ill.
The 14 most common food allergens (identified by the European Union) are:
- cereals containing gluten (including wheat, oats, barley and rye)
- eggs (including hen, duck, etc.)
- milk (including cows, goats, sheep, etc.)
- nuts (including almond, hazelnut, walnut, cashew, pecan, brazil, etc.)
- sulphur dioxide (above 10mg/kg in the finished product)
See allergen information for the latest menu.
Our Catering Service has a procedure to manage special dietary requirements for pupils in our primary schools. We are able to source a number of alternative products including:
- gluten free bread
- gluten free pasta
- dairy free margarine
If your child requires special diet options for medical reasons then please ask your school office for the Special Diet Requirement form.
You can view the current gluten free and dairy free menus here. These are for pupils who are registered as recieiving a special diet only.
Full allergen information is available at each High School, and is available by asking a member of our Catering Staff or by contacting the school.